University of Maryland Medical System

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The University of Maryland Medical System (also known as UMMS) is a private, not-for-profit corporation founded in 1984 and based in Baltimore, Maryland. It owns and operates 13 hospitals (as of 2018) in Maryland, and has more than 2,500 licensed beds, 122,300 annual admissions and gross patient revenues of $4.4 billion annually.[1] UMMS physicians and care teams work with University of Maryland School of Medicine specialists to provide primary and specialty care at more than 150 locations across the state, including a network of academic, community and specialty hospitals.

UMMS Hospitals[edit]

University of Maryland Medical Center[edit]

One of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals,[2] this 806-bed facility[3] — located in downtown Baltimore — is home to the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the University of Maryland Children's Hospital. The medical staff comprises nearly 1,200 attending physicians who are faculty members at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, as well as 900 residents and fellows in all medical specialties.[4] University of Maryland Medical Center is ranked No. 10 in caring for patients with ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions[5] and No. 16 in cancer care, according to the 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals specialty rankings.[6]

University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus[edit]

This 100- bed[3] teaching hospital offers health care for more than 110,000 people annually. The hospital has been affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical System since 1999, and has over 1,400 employees and 500 doctors, covering 30 different specialties. UMMC Midtown Campus (formerly Maryland General Hospital), has been providing community health care in West Baltimore and Midtown for more than a century.

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center[edit]

This 285-bed community hospital[3] located between Baltimore and Annapolis, offers a wide variety of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, women's health, diabetes and endocrinology and emergency medicine. University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center has more that 2,800 employees and 800 doctors serving the residents of Anne Arundel County.[7] UM BWMC was recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its listing of 2018-19 Best Hospitals and was rated as “High Performing” in four adult procedures and conditions.[8]

University of Maryland Capital Region Health[edit]

University of Maryland Capital Region Health is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving the citizens of Prince George's County and the surrounding area. It comprises a hospital, two freestanding emergency centers, a surgery center, an employed-physician medical group and a network of outpatient facilities. An affiliate of University of Maryland Medical System, University of Maryland Capital Region Health is the largest health care provider headquartered in Prince George's County, striving to enhance the health and wellness of all members of the community.

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center[edit]

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center is a 99-bed medical center,[3] with 423 medical staff. In 2017, UM CRMC opened the new Medical Pavilion in North La Plata, offering sports and orthopedic rehabilitation, an imaging center and primary care services. In July 2011, Civista Medical Center announced its affiliation as a member hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS). On July 1, 2013, the Civista Medical Center began operating under the name University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in the University of Maryland Medical System, becoming the first expansion of UMMS in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.[9]

University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute[edit]

This 137-bed facility,[10] located in Woodlawn, Maryland, is an inpatient rehabilitation and orthopaedic hospital [11] serving both adults and children. Offering specialized rehabilitative care, University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute has units treating traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, and orthopaedic conditions. Nearly 100 physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapists work with patients during their stay and in follow-up outpatient visits. It also houses the University of Maryland Complementary Medicine Program and the University of Maryland Pain Management Center.

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health[edit]

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is a regional, nonprofit, medical delivery care network formed on July 1, 2013, through the consolidation of two University of Maryland Medical System partner entities, the former Shore Health and the former Chester River Health. The UM Shore Regional Health network serves the Mid-Shore region, which includes Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's and Talbot counties. UM Shore Regional Health operates three hospitals, a freestanding emergency center, a nursing and rehabilitation center, outpatient care centers and home care services throughout the region. UM Shore Regional Health is a partner of ChoiceOne Urgent Care, to provide urgent care services in Denton and Easton. UM Shore Regional Health's key services include stroke care, breast cancer screening and treatment, and cardiovascular and pulmonary rehab.

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center[edit]

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is a 219-bed hospital[3] (formerly owned by Catholic Health Initiatives) acquired by University of Maryland Medical System in 2012. Located in Baltimore County, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center was founded in 1864 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia.[12] UM St. Joseph Medical Center specializes in cancer care, cardiology, orthopaedics, women's health, children's services and emergency medicine.

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health[edit]

This not-for-profit, community-based, two-hospital system consists of UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air and UM Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. The 243-bed system[3] delivers a broad range of health care services, technology and facilities. With 2,700 team members and over 550 Medical Staff Physicians serving residents of Harford County, eastern Baltimore County, and western Cecil County, UM UCH is the second largest private employer in Harford County, Maryland.[13]

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital[edit]

This 102-bed pediatric[14] and rehabilitation hospital, located in northwest Baltimore, provides specialty medical care to infants, children, and adolescents aged 0–21[15] with complex medical needs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Maryland Medical System Fact Sheet
  2. ^ University of Maryland Medical Center Overview
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Licensed Acute Care Beds by Hospital and Service: Maryland, FY 2020 (effective July 1, 2019)" (PDF).
  4. ^ "About the University of Maryland Medical Center".
  5. ^ "US News & World Report Best Hospitals for Ear, Nose & Throat".
  6. ^ "US News & World Report Best Hospitals for Cancer".
  7. ^ "UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center Fact Sheet 2019" (PDF).
  8. ^ "US News & World Report: University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center".
  9. ^ "Member Hospitals: UM Charles Regional Medical Center". University of Maryland Medical System.
  10. ^ "UM Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute Fact Sheet 2019" (PDF).
  11. ^ Kernan Hospital Web Site
  12. ^ "UM St. Joseph Medical Center Fact Sheet 2019" (PDF).
  13. ^ "Harford County - Major Employer Lists".
  14. ^ "Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital Fact Sheet 2019" (PDF).
  15. ^ "www.mwph.org/programs/pm-rehabilitation/services/audiology". www.mwph.org. Retrieved 2020-03-28.

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